With Ofgem’s proposed cap on cost of capital under RIIO-T2 price controls, UK transmission network operators will be challenged to rethink how they deliver capital programmes. Burns & McDonnell’s Jeff Casey and Jonathan Chapman discuss how harnessing the expertise within the engineering-construction sector will be critical to their success.
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The green economy has responded to chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Statement in lukewarm fashion, with feedback flitting between ‘genuine steps forward’ and ‘fiddling… while the planet burns’.
The Data Communications Company (DCC), the body tasked with maintaining the UK’s smart meter data network, has confirmed a major smart meter milestone has been surpassed.
The UK’s insurance giants are proposing regulatory tweaks which could help unlock billions of pounds of investment into clean energy projects.
Writing for Current± Stephen Cirell warns over the risks of the Big Six becoming the Big 10 or 12, and why the civic option for energy supply cannot be taken off the table as supply market volatility continues.
The government intends for offshore wind to provide more than 30% of Britain’s electricity by 2030 as part of a new sector deal for the technology.
The Energy Networks Association’s (ENA) Open Networks project has published its blueprint for a future Internet of Energy in the UK, seeking out the most desirable ‘Future World’ of electricity distribution and transmission.
Tempus Energy has escalated its legal challenge against the Capacity Market, demanding that all payments made under the mechanism be recovered.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has issued more details surrounding its proposed T-1 top-up auction, but extended its window until the end of August “as a contingency measure”.